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World - Africa
12/1/2021 10:50:42 AM
Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, on Wednesday confirmed its first cases of the new Covid-19 variant, among three passengers who had arrived from South Africa.

World - Africa
11/20/2021 8:12:50 PM
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday warned a shadowy Russian company with connections to the Kremlin not to interfere in efforts aimed at restoring democracy in the West African nation of Mali.

World - Africa
11/17/2021 8:58:12 PM
The death toll in a weekend attack by suspected jihadists on a gendarmerie in northern Burkina Faso has risen to 53, the government said Wednesday.

World - Africa
11/13/2021 8:46:10 PM
An Islamic State-linked extremist group blamed for killing thousands in Nigeria and neighboring West African countries has killed four members of the Nigerian army, including a general, the army said Saturday.

World - Africa
11/8/2021 2:19:03 PM
The West African regional bloc ECOWAS on Sunday announced sanctions including travel bans and assets freezes against individual members of the military junta ruling Mali since an August 2020 military takeover.

World - Africa
10/14/2021 5:49:11 PM
The leader of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) jihadist group, Abu Musab al-Barnawi, is dead, Nigeria's top military commander said on Thursday.

World - Africa
9/16/2021 5:38:45 PM
The 15-member regional ECOWAS group already suspended Guinea after Conde's ouster on September 5 by a special forces commander who captured the president and declared a political transition

World - Africa
9/7/2021 2:43:36 PM
West Africa's economic bloc ECOWAS will hold a virtual summit on Wednesday to discuss the crisis in Guinea, where troops have arrested President Alpha Conde and declared a political transition

World - Africa
9/6/2021 10:30:55 AM
After putting the West African nation back under military rule for the first time in over a decade, the junta said Guinea's governors were to be replaced by regional commanders

Egypt - Politics
9/6/2021 10:30:17 AM
Cairo called all parties in the western African country to hold dialogue in order to reach a safe shore

Opinion -
9/4/2021 4:24:30 PM

World - Africa
8/9/2021 10:26:45 PM
'This is the first time Marburg, a highly infectious disease that causes haemorrhagic fever, has been identified in the country, and in West Africa,' WHO statement said.

World - Africa
8/9/2021 11:17:29 AM
Twelve Burkina Faso soldiers were killed and eight wounded in an ambush by suspected jihadists near the West African country's border with Mali, the government said Monday

World - Africa
8/3/2021 2:07:45 PM
Jihadi rebels in Niger attacked a military supply mission in the West African country’s southwest killing at least 15 soldiers and injuring seven others

World - Africa
7/24/2021 1:19:55 PM
Several of the most successful affiliates of the Islamic State are in its central and west Africa province, and several of al-Qaida’s are in Somalia and the Sahel region, UN penal of experts said

World - Africa
7/8/2021 1:07:25 PM
France is preparing to reduce its military presence here in West Africa's Sahel region, the vast area south of the Sahara Desert where extremist groups are fighting for control

World - Africa
6/28/2021 12:30:49 PM
A group of fighters from Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram pledged allegiance to rivals the Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) weeks after the former group's leader died.

World - Africa
6/16/2021 9:42:40 PM
Dardar was formerly a member of the Al-Qaeda-linked Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO), many of whose fighters joined EIGS

World - Africa
6/12/2021 12:59:51 PM
For a decade, West African armies and their international allies have fought against militant groups active in the Sahel region, some linked to the al Qaeda and Islamic State networks

World - Africa
6/8/2021 12:44:14 PM
The UN refugee agency said thousands of children were among those who fled Solhan village, near the border with Niger and Mali, after gunmen stormed in on Saturday, massacring civilians

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